Affiliate CME

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The Osteopathic Cranial Academy

Fall 2022 Hybrid Introduction to Osteopathy in the Cranial Field
Course Director: Richard F. Smith, DO
Assistant Course Director: Annette Hulse, DO

  • Virtual Lectures and Group Discussions: Lectures will be presented online, with 4.5 hours of video recordings delivered each week beginning Sept 12th. At the end of each week, participants will join in a mandatory 1 hour-long discussion group via Zoom on Sept 18, Sept 25, Oct 2 and Oct 9, 2022 (multiple time slots will be available).
  • Regional In-Person Labs: The hand-over-hand training for which the OCA is well known will be held in small groups regionally. The Lab portion of your course will take place over a three-day weekend this fall. Lab locations include: Kansas City, MO: Oct 21-23, 2022, Long Island, NY: Nov 4-6, 2022, San Francisco, CA: Nov 11-13, 2022 and Fort Worth, TX: Dec 2-4, 2022. The labs will be similar to those at previous Introductory Courses, with hands-on instruction by experienced trainers at a 1:4 faculty student ratio.

The Midline: Embryology, Anatomy, Organization and Function
Course Instructor: Eliott Blackman, DO, FCA
This is a hands-on practical course, with 2-3 hours of lab for each hour of lecture. The sensory emphasis is on function and lab exercises will give experiences applicable to clinical practice.
Dates: September 9th-11th
Location: Doubletree Hotel in Burlingame, CA (San Francisco airport)

OCA Introduction to Osteopathy in the Cranial Field
Annette Hulse DO & Zina Pelkey DO
Mar 11-15 2023, Colorado Springs CO

OCA 2023 Annual Conference: The Fulford Conference, Love Without Constraint
Therese Scott DO
Jun 8-11 2023, Charlotte NC

Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation

Continuing Studies: The Thorax
October 7-9, 2022
Course Directors:  Drs. Frank Willard and Mark Schuenke

Osteopathy in the Cranial Field: A Basic Course
June 1-5, 2023
Course Director: Hugh Ettlinger, DO, FAAO, FCA
Location: NYIT – College of Osteopathic Medicine